Pilot Driver

Job Title: Pilot Driver
Contract Type: Temp/Contract
Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
Salary: -
Reference: 7331-2296-200-LS
Contact Name: Lisa Shaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2021 06:45

Job Description

We are seeking multiple Pilot Drivers for an immediate start. Our client specialises in vegetation control and roadside maintenance around the Waikato region.

What is a pilot driver?

  • Leading the way for a slow-moving vehicle (i.e Tractors)
  • Help navigate and communicate the road ahead and conditions your slow-moving vehicle will need to be aware of
  • Ensure the safety of other road users by actively communicating with your slow-moving vehicle via walkie-talkie's

    What are the career benefits / progression opportunities?

  • You could be offered other diverse roles within the same company
  • Typically there is quite a bit of travel involved and no two days are the same
  • Due to the nature of the work, class 1 drivers are often paid very well in line with their safety performance and experience

    What do I need to be a pilot driver?

  • Minimum of a full, clean Class 1 license 
  • Can drive a manual
  • Minimum of 2 years driving experience
  • Comfortable driving on high-speed roads without distraction
  • Solid knowledge of the NZ road code and driving routes
  • Have great verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working up to 12 hour days
  • Good hygiene and self-presentation
  • Can easily work with a diverse team

    Interested? Register today to be considered for work in the upcoming weeks!!

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
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